Rev. Tim Lovegrove
Pastor Lovegrove is the senior pastor of Grace Bible Church in Menifee, Calif., a suburb between San Diego and Los Angeles. He worked with a team to plant the church in the fall of 2003. He also serves as a local hospital chaplain, as a board member of Arch Ministries, a nationwide church planting assistance network, and leads the annual Southern California Ministry Summit, a conference encouraging church planters in the area.
Dr. Randy Leedy
Dr. Leedy, while serving as a university and seminary professor for 24 years, has also served as a pastor for several years. He holds a doctorate in New Testament interpretation, with a specialization in New Testament language. In addition to his most recent book, Love Not the World (BJU Press, 2012), he has authored and co-authored seven other books and 13 journal articles. He teaches seminary-level Greek and has produced Greek grammatical sentence diagrams of the entire Greek New Testament for the acclaimed BibleWorks software program. He has taught and preached in the U.S. and abroad.
Dr. Mark Minnick
Dr. Minnick has served in pastoral ministry for 35 years and is the senior pastor of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church in Greenville, S.C. Mark holds a doctorate in New Testament interpretation. For the duration of his pastoral ministry in Greenville, he has also served as a university and seminary professor at Bob Jones University and Bob Jones University Seminary. He is a contributing editor for Frontline Magazine, an executive board member of the Fundamental Baptist Fellowship International and an executive committee member of Gospel Fellowship Association Missions. Mark has authored and co-authored three books and monographs, 10 journal articles, 27 book r eviews and 75 periodical articles. He teaches courses in Bible exposition and preaching on the seminary level.
Dr. Brian Hand
While serving as a university and seminary professor for 13 years, Dr. Hand has authored several books, including Upright Downtime: Making Wise Choices About Entertainment, The Worthy Champion: A Christology of Revelation Based on Elements of Its Literary Composition and The Climax of Biblical Prophecy: A Guide to Interpreting Revelation. He has taught at Bible institutes in Ukraine and St. Vincent, and teaches systematic theology and courses in New Testament introduction, exposition, exegesis and interpretation. Brian has served as a Sunday school teacher, deacon, elder and pastor in local churches. He holds a doctorate in New Testament interpretation.
Dr. Gary Reimers
Dr. Reimers planted a church in New Hampshire and served there for 15 years before returning to BJU where he has taught for 15 years. He currently pastors Cornerstone Baptist Church in Greenville, S.C. while teaching theology and exegesis courses in the seminary. He organizes and directs the Seminary’s study tours, which he has led seven times to the Holy Land, along with three Journey of Paul tours to Turkey, Greece and Rome. Gary has lectured and preached in multiple venues overseas including Poland, Ukraine, Austria, Germany, Antigua, Dominican Republic, Singapore, Myanmar, Mexico, Canada, India, China, Zambia and Thailand. He authored the book The Glory Due His Name: What God Says About Worship and several journal articles.
Dr. Ken Casillas
Dr. Casillas holds a doctorate in Old Testament interpretation and has served on the BJU faculty since 2001, teaching a variety of Seminary courses in Hebrew, Old Testament theology, and Old Testament exposition. His writings include The Law and the Christian: God’s Light within God’s Limits. In addition to his teaching, Ken ministers as the senior pastor of Cleveland Park Bible Church in Spartanburg, S.C. and travels to Spanish-speaking countries to assist in training national workers. He is presently on a year-long sabbatical from his teaching in the seminary to write full time under the sponsorship of the President’s Writing Endowment.
Dr. Stephen Hankins
Dr. Hankins has served as the dean of the seminary for 14 years during which time he has also taught courses in expository preaching, hermeneutics and theology. He holds a doctorate in New Testament interpretation. He also serves on the Administrative Conference and Academic Council of Bob Jones University, which oversee the operations and academic policies of the University, where he has served as a professor and administrator for the last 38 years. Steve is the executive editor of Seminary Publications and has authored or co-authored 15 textbooks, study guides and monographs, as well as many other periodical and journal articles. He has ministered in over 500 churches and conferences in the U.S. and abroad including Canada, the Dominican Republic, Ukraine, Poland, Malaysia, Singapore, Zambia, Philippines, Myanmar and Mexico. While serving at the University, he has also pastored for 12 years and served for 21 years as a founding member of the board of directors for Frontline Missions International.
Dr. Layton Talbert
Dr. Talbert holds a doctorate in theology and has taught seminary courses in Old and New Testament exposition, hermeneutics, New Testament theology, apologetics, the theology and practice of prayer, and the history and theology of religions. He has authored two books, Beyond Suffering: Discovering the Message of Job and Not By Chance: Learning to Trust a Sovereign God, and over 200 periodical articles, journal articles and book reviews. Layton is a contributing editor for Frontline Magazine and has taught and preached throughout the U.S., Canada and New Zealand.